There are 9 ways to get from Faro to Madrid by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville Santa Justa Railway St.
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

42€ - 118€

Cheapest option

Bus via Seville  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Faro, Faro to Sevilla, Seville 785 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Madrid, Estacion Sur Huelva / ...

36€ - 58€

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Bus, train via Huelva  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Huelva A3637
  2. Take the train from Huelva to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alv / ...

45€ - 57€

Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Merida Lagos > Portimao > Albufeira > Faro > Ayamonte - Portugal > Ayamonte - Espagne > Huelva > Seville > Zafra > Merida > Caceres > Plasencia > Salamanca > Valladolid > Bilbao > Conex San Sebastian > San Sebastián > Biriatou - Spain > Biriatou - France > Bayonne > Pau - University > Tarbes > Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Merida to Madrid - South Station Lisbon - 7 Rios > Lisbon - Airport > Lisbon - Oriente > Badajoz > Merida > Madrid - South Station

60€ - 88€

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Faro to Madrid 717.9 km

90€ - 140€

Bus to Sevilla, fly  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Faro, Faro to Sevilla, Seville
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Madrid (MAD) SVQ - MAD

37€ - 237€

Bus to Jerez, fly  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Jerez De La Frontera
  2. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Madrid (MAD) XRY - MAD

65€ - 258€

Fly from Faro  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Madrid (MAD) FAO - MAD

46€ - 162€

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Faro to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

51€ - 242€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro to Madrid is to bus via Seville which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Madrid is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Madrid station. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Madrid - South Station via Merida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Faro and Madrid is 527 km. The road distance is 717.9 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 50m and costs 40€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Faro to Madrid, including transfers.

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Faro to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Faro station.

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The best way to get from Faro to Madrid is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Sevilla Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Faro to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid - South Station.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 526.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Faro, Portugal and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a bus from Faro to Madrid via Merida in around 9h 25m. Alternatively, Iberia and Volotea fly from Faro to Madrid twice a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Jerez to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from Faro to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 160€
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
45€ - 65€
Promo+
54€ - 58€
Flexible
70€ - 95€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Huelva to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Seville Santa Justa Railway St.
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Schedules at
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Bus from Faro Airport to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Bus from Faro to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Faro to Merida
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Merida to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Faro, Faro to Sevilla, Seville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Faro. It is currently 1:42 AM in Faro and 2:42 AM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Madrid is 718 km. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Faro to Madrid.

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Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Sevilla Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4933+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to line 16 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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